HTC One vs Xperia Z vs Galaxy S3


HTC launched HTC One today. HTC One will be the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer’s flagship phone. By the looks of it, the device looks just awesome and the phone is well equipped with best hardware available in the market. If you’re out to buy a new device, you’ll obviously be confused as there are so many smartphones out there.

Below is a comparison between HTC One, Xperia Z and Galaxy SIII. Samsung will soon launch Galaxy S IV, but we don’t have any official details on that yet.

DeviceHTC OneXperia ZSamsung Galaxy SIII
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.1.2) Sense 5.0 UIAndroid (4.1.2)Android (4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4) TouchWiz UX UI
Form factorCandybarCandybarCandybar
Dimensions5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 inches (137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm)5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (139 x 71 x 7.9 mm)5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)
Weight5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 4.4 oz (124 g)
5.15 oz (146 g)
the average is 4.4 oz (124 g)
4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 4.4 oz (124 g)
RuggedWater (Water), Dust proof
IP certifiedIP 57
ColorsBlack, WhiteBlack, Purple, WhiteBlack, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White, Gray
Physical size4.7 inches5.0 inches4.8 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density468 ppi441 ppi306 ppi
TechnologyS-LCD 3TFTSuper AMOLED
Talk time11.00 hours
the average is 10 h (579 min)
22.50 hours
the average is 10 h (579 min)
Stand-by time22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 19 days (459 h)
34.6 days (830 hours)
the average is 19 days (459 h)
Talk time (3G)14.00 hours
the average is 8 h (508 min)
11.60 hours
the average is 8 h (508 min)
Stand-by time (3G)22.1 days (530 hours)
the average is 24 days (577 h)
32.1 days (770 hours)
the average is 24 days (577 h)
Capacity2300 mAh2330 mAh2100 mAh
System chipQualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064TQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064Samsung Exynos 4 (4412)
ProcessorQuad core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300Quad core, 1500 MHz, KraitQuad core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Graphics processorAdreno 320Adreno 320ARM Mali-400/MP4
System memory2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel) / LPDDR32048 MB RAM (Dual-channel)1024 MB RAM (Dual-channel) / LPDDR2
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB32 GB
Maximum User Storage26 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
Camera4 megapixels, Immobile13.1 megapixels, Immobile8 megapixels, Immobile
Aperture sizeF2.0F2.6
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28mm
Camcorder1920×1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)1920×1080 (1080p HD)1920×1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
Front-facing cameraYes2.2 megapixels1.9 megapixels
Video capture1920×1080 (1080p HD)1920×1080 (1080p HD)

HTC One excels in camera department. What are your thoughts on HTC One?